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Spain’s new deputy PM called Israel an ‘illegal country’

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez appointed as his deputy a politician who has called Israel an “illegal country” and hosted a talk show with allegedly antisemitic content that aired on an Iranian-funded TV station.

Far-right Vox party surges in elections in Spain as Socialists win

The Socialist Party (PSOE) of caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez won the highest number of seats but fell short of an absolute majority at the repeat General Election in Spain.

Barcelona district court rejects anti-Israel boycott

A district court in Barcelona recently issued a temporary injunction that rejects a boycott of Israeli individuals and businesses by the city of Molins de Rei.

Hebrew Bible created in Spain returns there after centuries

One of the world’s oldest, most ornate and most expensive copies of the Hebrew Bible has returned from Britain to northern Spain, where it was created centuries ago.

More than 132,000 Sephardic Jews apply for Spanish citizenship

More than 132,000 Sephardic Jews have applied for Spanish nationality as the limited-term offer expired on October 1st.

Centro Sefarad Israel holds Rosh Hashanah celebration

Centro Sefarad Israel, an institution of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held a Rosh Hashanah celebration in Madrid, together with the Federation of Spanish Jewish Communities (FCJE).

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